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List of Famous Executioners

List of famous executioners, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top executioners in the world? This includes the most prominent executioners, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable executioners is in alphabetical order and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic executioners were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned executioners.

These items, like Erich Mielke and Albert Pierrepoint include images when available.

From reputable, prominent, and well known executioners to the lesser known executioners of today, these are some of the best professionals in the executioner field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous executioners ever?" and "What are the names of famous executioners?" then you're in the right place. (59 items)
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    Died at 72 (1848-1920)

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    Died at 87 (1905-1992)

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    Alfred Allen

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    Died at 86 (1899-1985)

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    Bartholomew Binns Died at 72 (1839-1911)

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    Died at 67 (1869-1936)

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    Charles-Henri Sanson Died at 67 (1739-1806)

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    Chris Barnard

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    Edwin Davis

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    Died at 93 (1907-2000)

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    Fernand Meyssonnier Died at 77 (1931-2008)

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    George Brown

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    George Maledon Died at 81 (1830-1911)

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    George Smith Died at 69 (1805-1874)

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    Died at 90 (1779-1869)

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    Died at 81 (1911-1992)

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    Henry Pierrepoint Died at 44 (1878-1922)

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    Henry-Clément Sanson

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    James Berry Died at 61 (1852-1913)

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    James Billington Died at 54 (1847-1901)

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    Jan Mydlář Died at 92 (1572-1664)

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    Jean-François Heidenreich Died at 61 (1811-1872)

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    Johann Reichhart Died at 79 (1893-1972)

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    John Billington Died at 25 (1880-1905)

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    John Ellis Died at 58 (1874-1932)

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    John Hulbert

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    Joseph Malta age 96

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    Jules-Henri Desfourneaux Died at 74 (1877-1951)

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    Lorenz Schwietz Died at 75 (1850-1925)

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    Louis Congo

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    Marcel Chevalier Died at 87 (1921-2008)

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    Mathieu Léveillé Died at 34 (1709-1743)

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    Maurice Meyssonnier

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    Per Petter Christiansson Steineck Died at 65 (1822-1887)

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    Richard Brandon

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    Robert Anderson Evans

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    Robert Baxter Died at 83 (1878-1961)

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    Died at 65 (1874-1939)

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    Robert Leslie Stewart Died at 71 (1918-1989)

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    Saint Evilasius

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    Stefan Böhm Died at 72 (1741-1813)

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    Died at 69 (1887-1956)

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    Thomas Billington Died at 30 (1872-1902)

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